Costing Analyst

at Robert Walters
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 13, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • Looking for a strong Costing Analyst to join a Finance team within one of the Big 4 Banks in Johannesburg. This role is critical in assisting business with planning for the future through forecasts and budgets

    About the Role

    As the Cost Accounting Analyst your primary responsibility will be to build and prepare costing models, interrogate variances and prepare reports on cost charge outs in support of both current operational and management decisions. This opportunity is also ideal for someone with long term management ambitions.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide cost budgeting guidance to the business
    • Develop, maintain and enhance cost models
    • Calculate Cost Models and work within established work and service processes

    • Provide Feedback to the business on monthly and ad-hoc analysis and reports to support decision making
    • Identify and implement improvements to accounting and reporting processes
    • Influence creative business solutions, optimise processes and inform strategic decisions through statistical modelling and data analysis

    Qualification and Experience

    - CA(SA) with min 2 years PQE/ CIMA with 5 years experience

    - Previous experience building costing models

    - Strong Excel skills, must have worked with Pivots and V Lookups before

    - Strong stakeholder engagement ability

    The Successful Candidate for this role will have the following skills/qualifications:

    • CIMA Qualified/ CA(SA)
    • Modelling Experience
    • Have worked in Financial Services before
    • Strong Excel Skills
    • Min 5 years experience
    • Strong stakeholder Engagement Abilities
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